What if we’re moving from what one revered observer calls an effort to transcend the idea of two classes of authors — to what another highly respected commentator says is a three–class system?
In a news conference today in London, officials of the esteemed Man Booker Prize have announced that the program, as rumored, will begin accepting entries from beyond its traditional range of the UK, the Republic of Ireland, and the Commonwealth. American authors and others working in English will be eligible for entry by their publishers.
In Writing on the Ether at JaneFriedman.com, Porter Anderson looks at controversial interactions at the 20-million-member Goodreads reader-and-author site.
Porter Anderson looks at Philip Jones’ new ebook sales ranking in London — and at Peter Brantley’s worries in the States about e-writings’ preservation.
In Writing on the Ether at JaneFriedman.com, Porter Anderson takes a look at the chicken-and-egg effects of ebooks’ rising popularity and self-publishing’s hard-to-track results.
Movable Type agents Jason Allen Ashlock and Adam Chromy on the realities of staging the agency-managed Rogue Reader collective: Publishing Perspectives.
Porter Anderson at JaneFriedman.com asks for Ether reader input about the rising demands for author speed and productivity in writing books today.
By Porter Anderson | @Porter_Anderson Writing on the Ether: Authors in the Inferno It is so springtime for us snobs and critics. Dan Brown has heaved another one at us. And despite the fact that I may be killed in a dark cathedral vestibule in Europe by a rogue member of the Druid Daughters […]